Resources

Using Makey Makey in the Classroom

Produce, produce, produce! When students produce original work, they make deeper connections and think more deeply. This video will introduce you to...

Google Forms for the P.E. Classroom

Teaching any subject involves a lot of record keeping. In the physical education class, sometimes it becomes even more tedious. Have you considered...

Google Chrome - Installing Extensions

This short video by Richard Byrne, the creator and author of the blog Free Technology for Teachers, demonstrates how easy it is to install extensions...

Google Docs: Crop Images & Apply Masks

Square images are for "squares." Did you know that there are lots of things you can do with your images in a Google Doc? You can change size, color,...

Interventions: A Multi-Tiered Approach

See how Response to Interventions (RtI) is implemented in a school with this video from Edutopia.  RtI is a multi-tiered approach to student...

Twitter: In 60 Seconds

This quick video will introduce you to Twitter in just 60 seconds!  As you watch this video you'll be introduced to:Why you might want to use...

CK-12 Virtual Textbooks: Overview

From the CK-12 YouTube Channel:"is a non-profit organization that creates and aggregates high quality, curated STEM content. Our library includes...

Inspiring Student Reflection

Most teachers have things they would like to change or improve about their lesson design. This article gives some real truth about how difficult it...

Using Lino.It in the Classroom

Having a shared, collaborative space for students to share ideas, brainstorm, or visually represent their thinking can be a powerful way to help...

Tweet With Elementary Students Using gForms & Zapier

Modeling is important for all students when it comes to using social media. Sometimes it is difficult to create those opportunities in the classroom...

Say Hello to PyxisEdu!

Welcome! we are glad you stopped by.PyxisEdu is a new learning experience for teachers. We like to think teachers will come inside because we have...

Why Skype in the Classroom?

The idea of using a live broadcasting software like Skype can be very intimidating. However, this is a tool that can help teachers break the chains...

Google Sites: Automating for Portfolios & More

Google sites is an excellent tool for many different uses in the classroom. It can be used for content delivery, a tool for student reflection, or a...

Explore Deeper with EdPuzzle

Providing an opportunity for exploration in your classroom is about peaking interest, but more importantly it is about allowing the students to...

Digital Text and UDL

Why are digital tools and text so important for today's classrooms?  Several leaders behind the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) movement share...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Lesson Plans

Thanks to the Creative Educator, you can save time planning and designing digital storytelling lessons for your students!  In this...

A Changing History of Assessment

Assessment is changing, or needs to change, alongside our changing students.  Learners today are preparing for a very diverse career path and...

Formative Assessment: "Technology Fed Growth in Formative Assessment"

In this Education Week article, clear connections are made to the benefits of using technology for formative assessments in the classroom....